In History, students explore the historical precursors of the modern world: the forces and great events of especially the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and the ways historians have interpreted them.
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Why study History at Deakin?
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Among the many themes given special attention are war and peace, modernisation and social change, colonialism, nationalism and internationalism, gender in history and the Holocaust. In focusing on such themes, students can choose a sequence from units which cover American, African-American, Asian, Australian and European histories.
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All units aim to stimulate and challenge students to come to understand past human behaviour and to acquire critical, analytical and research skills.
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